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Véronique Gens: Tragediennes 3 (Les Héroïnes Romantiques)

Véronique Gens (soprano)

Les Talens Lyriques, Christophe Rousset

Though many of these arias were written with a mezzo-soprano range in mind, their dark shades are generally a good match for Gens's sultry voice...Rousset directs throughout with bracing energy:... More…

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Contents

 Excerpt, Méhul: Ariodant

Work length10:06
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  • Véronique Gens (soprano)
  • Les Talens Lyriques
  • Christophe Rousset
  • Recorded: 2011-06-30
  • Recording Venue: 30 June - 5 July 2011. Ircam, Paris.

Récit et Air d'Ina: Quelle fureur barbare !...Mais, que dis-je?...Ô des amants le plus fidèle

Track length10:06
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Album only

 Excerpt, Kreutzer, R: Astyanax

Work length3:21
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  • Véronique Gens (soprano)
  • Les Talens Lyriques
  • Christophe Rousset
  • Recorded: 2011-06-30
  • Recording Venue: 30 June - 5 July 2011. Ircam, Paris.

Récit et Air d'Andromaque: Ah, ces perfides grecs...Dieux, à qui recourir

Track length3:21
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 Excerpt, Salieri: Les Danaides

Work length4:48
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$1.70
  • Les Talens Lyriques
  • Christophe Rousset
  • Recorded: 2011-06-30
  • Recording Venue: 30 June - 5 July 2011. Ircam, Paris.

Ouverture

Track length4:48
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 Excerpt, Gluck: Iphigénie en Tauride

Work length3:17
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  • Véronique Gens (soprano)
  • Les Talens Lyriques
  • Christophe Rousset
  • Recorded: 2011-06-30
  • Recording Venue: 30 June - 5 July 2011. Ircam, Paris.

Récit & Air d'Iphigénie: Non, cet affreux devoir...Je t'implore et je tremble

Track length3:17
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 Excerpt, Gossec: Thésée

Work length3:20
$1.30
$1.70
  • Véronique Gens (soprano)
  • Les Talens Lyriques
  • Christophe Rousset
  • Recorded: 2011-06-30
  • Recording Venue: 30 June - 5 July 2011. Ircam, Paris.

Récit et Air de Médée: Ah! faut-il me venger...Ma rivale triomphe

Track length3:20
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 Excerpt, Meyerbeer: Le Prophete

Work length3:55
$1.30
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  • Véronique Gens (soprano)
  • Les Talens Lyriques
  • Christophe Rousset
  • Recorded: 2011-06-30
  • Recording Venue: 30 June - 5 July 2011. Ircam, Paris.

Air de Fidès : Ah, mon fils

Track length3:55
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 Excerpt, Mermet: Roland à Roncevaux

Work length6:21
$1.30
$1.70
  • Véronique Gens (soprano)
  • Les Talens Lyriques
  • Christophe Rousset
  • Recorded: 2011-06-30
  • Recording Venue: 30 June - 5 July 2011. Ircam, Paris.

Récit et Air d'Alde: Prête à te fuir...Le soir pensive

Track length6:21
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 Excerpt, Berlioz: Les Troyens

Work length3:57
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  • Les Talens Lyriques
  • Christophe Rousset
  • Recorded: 2011-06-30
  • Recording Venue: 30 June - 5 July 2011. Ircam, Paris.

Entrée des constructeurs - Entrée des matelots - Entrée des laboureurs

Track length3:57
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 Excerpt, Berlioz: Les Troyens

Work length6:13
$1.30
$1.70
  • Véronique Gens (soprano)
  • Les Talens Lyriques
  • Christophe Rousset
  • Recorded: 2011-06-30
  • Recording Venue: 30 June - 5 July 2011. Ircam, Paris.

Monologue et Air de Didon: Ah! Ah ! Je vais mourir...Adieu, fière cité

Track length6:13
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 Excerpt, Saint-Saëns: Henry VIII

Work length8:33
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  • Véronique Gens (soprano)
  • Les Talens Lyriques
  • Christophe Rousset
  • Recorded: 2011-06-30
  • Recording Venue: 30 June - 5 July 2011. Ircam, Paris.

Air de Catherine d'Aragon: Ô cruel souvenir!

Track length8:33
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 Excerpt, Massenet: Hérodiade

Work length4:11
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  • Véronique Gens (soprano)
  • Les Talens Lyriques
  • Christophe Rousset
  • Recorded: 2011-06-30
  • Recording Venue: 30 June - 5 July 2011. Ircam, Paris.

Récit et Air d'Hérodiade: C'est Jean!...Ne me refuse pas

Track length4:11
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 Excerpt, Verdi: Don Carlos (Five-act French version)

Work length9:31
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  • Véronique Gens (soprano)
  • Les Talens Lyriques
  • Christophe Rousset
  • Recorded: 2011-06-30
  • Recording Venue: 30 June - 5 July 2011. Ircam, Paris.

Air d'Élisabeth: Toi qui sus le néant des grandeurs de ce monde

Track length9:31
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